Pasta

  • “Stand in the place where you were…”

    I was listening to some old R.E.M. while baking bread, and when this song popped up, it made me think about the video, which ...

  • “Take the skinheads bowling, take them bowling…”

    I went bowling Friday afternoon for the first time in a couple years. Every year the bank sponsors a team for the Junior ...

  • “The vanity formed by beauty lies, you know it’s a crime…”

    I've been in a bit of a funk for the past week or so. I have to say, it just amazes me the lack of filters people have regarding ...

  • Arugula & Bacon Pasta Salad

    I spent today in a depressed funk. We've got horrible winter weather for basically the rest of the week (and since when ...

  • Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese

    Nothing quite says "I love you," or "Happy Valentine's Day!" like Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese. While we decided that ...

  • Cheesy Baked Rotini

    This post is brought to you by Ragu and Influenster I don't often by jarred pasta sauces. I know they're huge time-savers, ...

  • Chicken Bacon Orzo

    For the past few nights, Jay has been very kindly offering to take me to Buffalo Wild Wings for dinner, and believe it or ...

  • Chicken in Lemon Cream

    When I visited the Carrot Seed Kitchen Co. a few weeks ago, I not only picked up my new ice cream container, but I bought ...

  • Cincinnati Chili

    This post contains affiliate links. There are so many chili parlors in Cincinnati, it's rather hard to pin down which one ...

  • Cincinnati Chili Mac

    Cincinnati Chili Mac is a slight twist on the typical 3-Way. Add beans and white onions for a 4-or-5-Way! By now, my long-time ...

  • Creamy Hamburger Noodle Casserole

    Growing up, we never had things like Hamburger Helper or Tuna Mac. More often than not, my mom or dad would cook something ...

  • Fried Gnocchi with Sausage and Tomatoes

    I had a lot of plans for this weekend. I thought up things I wanted to bake, recipes I wanted to try...And around midnight ...

  • Fried Gnocchi with Tomato Sauce

    It's been a long, rough week. The bambino and one of his kindergarten friends are already having some issues with a troublemaker ...

  • Lemon Parmesan Chicken

    I had a bit of excitement over the weekend...I was interviewed by someone from The Brookings Register regarding the blog, ...

  • Lighter Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

    So...It's been awhile, eh? It's been somewhat of a crazy week work-wise, and I've been rather tired. And I've been busy. ...

  • Orecchiette with Toasted Breadcrumbs

    Orecchiette with Toasted Breadcrumbs comes together in a snap. You toast the breadcrumbs while the pasta cooks, then toss ...

  • Pantry Pasta and the Weekend

    It's been one of those weeks that kind of got away from me. And this weekend is going to be a busy one. I'm having an open ...

  • Pasta Filetto Di Pomodoro

    I've had my copy of the Rao's Cookbook for years. My mom had somehow gotten a copy of it, and was going to give it to one ...

  • Pasta Salad with Roasted Chicken

    I haven't been feeling it with blogging lately. I've been blaming it on the weather--It's been grey and rainy for what feels ...

  • Pasta with Butter and Parmesan

    This has been such a long week. Up until today, it's been chilly and raining and all-around dismal. Everyone's been a little ...

  • Ravenous for Ravioli

    I don't know why, but every time I type "ravioli," I want to type it "raviolo." Maybe it's because I never learned to type ...

  • Spaghetti Pie

    Over the weekend, Jay requested Chicken Parmesan. It was hotter than Hades (still is), but I made it anyway. We had far ...

  • Stovetop Comfort Food

    It's been rather autumn-like the past couple days, which I love (but also hate because I know that means winter is on its ...

  • Sunday’s Supper: Chicken, Pasta, Beans and Brownies

    In light of the fact that a stupid disc in my stupid spine is pushing on my stupid spinal cord and making it impossible ...

  • Tubetti with Toasted Breadcrumbs

    The weather today was absolutely gorgeous. I walked home for lunch this afternoon and walked home from work, so Jay could ...